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Event: Sebring-Camel 12, The Camel GT ChallengeDate: 24.3.1973
Track: Sebring (United States), 8.369 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Sebring 12 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:11:00
Grid:unknown
Distance:12 hours
Attendance:30000
Entered:89
Practiced:82
Qualified:72
Started:72
Finished:39
Classes:PractStartClass
IMSA GT Over 2500252424
IMSA GT Under 2500221919
IMSA Touring Over 2500222222
IMSA Touring Under 25001377
Pre-race sessions:
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held on 22-23/3
1 qualifying session held on 23/3
10-lap consolation race held on 23/3 to establish grid positions 56th-67th (first drivers took part in)
Winners:
Overall:59Porsche Carrera RSRGregg / Haywood / Helmick
IMSA GT Under 2500:27Porsche 911 SLindley / Behr / Goellnicht
IMSA Touring Over 2500:17Chevrolet CamaroGimondo / Dingman
IMSA Touring Under 2500:114BMW 2002Grob / Montalvo
Fastest Laps:
Overall:1Porsche Carrera RSMilt Minter (USA)
Pole Positions:
Overall:11Chevrolet CorvetteDeLorenzo / Durst172.026 km/h
IMSA GT Under 2500:82Porsche 911 SBergstrom / Cook
IMSA Touring Over 2500:17Chevrolet CamaroGimondo / Dingman
IMSA Touring Under 2500:25Ford EscortBuffum / Everett
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Chevrolet (35), Porsche (19), Ford (5), Datsun (3), Shelby (3)
Top engines by numbers:Chevrolet (35), Porsche (19), Ford (7), Datsun (3), Mazda (2)
Top car types by numbers:Chevrolet Corvette (18), Chevrolet Camaro (15), Porsche 911 S (13)
Driver nationalities:USA (155), CDN (4), C (2)
Engine positions:front-engined (71%), rear-engined (25%), mid-engined (4%)
Oldest known drivers:Jim Cook (36), Peter Gregg (33), Roger Mandeville (32)
Youngest known drivers:David McCullough (25), Jack Baldwin (25), Hurley Haywood (25)

Official Race Programme:

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